Trinity College MA in American Studies

Engage…Connect…Transform! Make Trinity College’s mission your mission by pursuing an MA in American Studies in the fall of 2018!

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CCSS Fall Conference Proposal Form

CALL FOR PROPOSALS! The Connecticut Council for the Social Studies (CCSS) will host their annual conference on October 26, 2018 at the Four Points by Sheraton in Meriden. The conference theme is “Finding Our Voices: An Interdisciplinary Approach to Taking Informed Action.” We are in search of workshops, resources, and student work examples that celebrate […]

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Archaeology Field School for Educators

Dr. Brian Jones, State Archaeologist, UConn Monday, July 16 through Friday, July 20, 9 am to 3 pm, Windsor, CT Advance registration required: $50 Educators will spend a week doing hands-on archaeology at the Archaeology Field School for Educators sponsored by the Connecticut State Museum of Natural History and Office of State Archaeology. This field school […]

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Free Resources from Connecticut Explored!

8thGrade Social Studies & High School Civics Free Resources – sign up by August 1—While They Last! 200thAnniversary of the Constitution of 1818 Fall 2018 Issue of Connecticut Explored with stories by State Historian Walt Woodward Secretary of State Denise Merrill Pull-out Annotated Full-Text Poster Annotations by Members of the Connecticut Supreme Court Historical Society PLUS! […]

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Nationalism Workshop for Teachers at SCSU

June 28-29, 2018 Southern CT State University The workshop is capped at 30 participants. Cost $25.00 For more information, contact Troy Paddock To Register: Workshop Program Thursday June 28 8:30-9:00  Registration and coffee 9:00-9:15 Opening remarks and introduction. 9:15-10:30 Session 1 —  What is nationalism? 10:30-10:45 Break 10:45-12:00 Session 2  — Nationalisms in […]

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2018 Proposed Slate of CCSS Officers and Board of Directors

CCSS is proud to announce the proposed slate as required by the CCSS Constitution and By-Laws. The election will take place at the May 31, 2018 Board of Directors Meeting. Proposed Slate of CCSS Officers 2018-2019 President – David Bosso Vice President – Elyse Poller Administrative Officer – Jen Gembala Treasurer – Max Amoh Membership […]

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Civic Life Youth Film Challenge Awards/Screening

The voice of a new generation is here! hate speech, mistrust between police and minority youth, gun laws, DACA. These are topical headlines. However, how often do you view these stories through the lens of high school and college students? CIVIC LIFE PROJECT uses documentary filmmaking as a way to engage students in our democracy. […]

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NCSS Summer Institutes 2018

Happy summer = happy learning! Join us this summer at our summer institutes. Expand your professional portfolio with these enriching and engaging learning opportunities from NCSS and collaborating organizations, such as C3 Teachers, Religious Freedom Center and Colonial Williamsburg. Attendees will receive a certificate of participation for their records. For our full schedule, more information […]

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Upcoming Summer Events from NCSS

2018  Institutes Expand your professional portfolio with these enriching and engaging online learning opportunities from NCSS. Our spring 2018 webinars are scheduled for evenings from 7-8 pm ET. Attendees will receive a certificate of participation for their records. To see our full schedule, for more information and to register, please visit 2018 Southeast IDM Institute 2018 Summer […]

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Connecticut Foundation for Open Government

First Amendment Project Educators looking for imaginative approaches to enhance their mandated civics requirements might consider a program launched last year by the Connecticut Foundation for Open Government (CFOG). Under the free CFOG First Amendment Project, teams of lawyers and journalists visit participating high school classes to discuss the history and practical applications of First […]

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